This course is an introduction to the history, analysis, and design of the urban landscape presented with weekly lectures and discussion sections. Emphasis is placed on understanding the principles, processes, and contemporary theories of urban design, and the relations between individual buildings, groups of buildings, and the larger physical and cultural contexts in which they are created and with which they interact. Case studies are drawn from New Haven and other cities.

All Semesters

4011b
Spring 2018
Introduction to Urban Design
Alan Plattus, Andrei Harwell
4011b
Spring 2017
Introduction to Urban Design
Alan Plattus, Andrei Harwell
4011b
Spring 2015
Introduction to Urban Design
Alan Plattus, Andrei Harwell